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Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

Sep 18, 2014

Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is suffering from a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Ford has a malignant sarcoma tumor. Ford has been hospitalized for a ...

Sep 16, 2014

Gymnast rumored linked to Putin leaves parliament

Alina Kabayeva, the Olympic gold gymnast whose relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin is the subject of wide speculation, is resigning from her seat in the national parliament. Russian news reports say Kabayeva on Monday asked to step down in order to undertake other ...

Sep 16, 2014

House Republicans back Syrian rebel training

U.S. lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President Barack Obama’s strategy against the Islamic State group. The Obama ...

Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

Sep 15, 2014

Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to Iowa Sunday to pay tribute to the state’s retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign in 2016. Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, were to headline Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual steak ...